Assoc Professor, Comm Sci/Dis
Dr. Lori Newport has practiced audiology clinically at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital and in a private practice in California. She performed diagnostics for hearing for patients of all ages from the NICU to nursing homes as well as assessing balance function in adults. Newport fit and evaluated patients with hearing aids. She began teaching adjunct at Biola University in 1996 and found it was her passion to share her knowledge with future audiologists and speech language pathologists. She also taught audiometry online to school nurses for California State University, San Bernardino. Newport has worked with Biola's event staff as they developed a policy to protect the hearing of staff and students at various loud events at Biola.
Taught school nurses how to screen hearing. The teaching was done via Blackboard. This course led to students obtaining their Audiometrist Certificate from the state of CA. Students were from all over the state, but came in person for a final.
Provided traditional hearing testing for all ages; performed ABR testing in the NICU; performed OAE testing; fit and monitored hearing aids on all ages; and performed ENG testing.
Audiological testing on all ages; provided hearing aid selection, fitting, basic hearing aid repairs and modifications.